Monthly Archives: May 2008
This restaurant is often billed as being Manchester’s best chance of getting a coveted Michelin star, the pasta dish alone should do it.
Hurrah! Manchester gets a thumbs up from the man from The Times. Regular readers will know that I recently spent an enjoyable evening with Nick Wyke who was in the city to do a piece about our dining scene. Well … Continue reading
I ask because there seems to be a growing trend to move away from the traditional round, ceramic receptacles which have done us proud since around 600AD (according to Wikipedia) In recent times I’ve been presented with steak and chips … Continue reading
Manchester is going to hold the city’s first ever ‘snail-hunt’ on Saturday, I’m told. The hunt is being organised by Café Rouge in an attempt to persuade Mancunians to celebrate National Escargot Day and pay homage to one of France’s favourite delicacies – the humble snail.
The good weather means it’s time to dust off this dedicated outdoor dining section of the blog. Just looking back over last year’s blog coverage, it’s quickly obvious just what a bad summer it was. Four blog posts on outdoor … Continue reading
Yes it’s been revealed this week that the obese are actually to blame for global warming (and I think the Chinese earthquake and Burmese cyclone, but I could have got that bit muddled up). British scientists say they use up … Continue reading
Spent an enjoyable early part of yesterday evening talking food and online journalism with The Times food and drink editor Nick Wyke. He’s ventured out of the capital to write a feature on our fair city and he wanted to … Continue reading